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Dr. Herbert Diess to Take Over as Chairman of Volkswagen Passenger Cars on July 1st

posted by on 27 February 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Dr. Herbert Diess will take up his appointment as a full member of the Board of Management of Volkswagen AG at the earlier date of July 1, 2015. This was confirmed by the Supervisory Board of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft on Friday. The appointment thus comes into effect three months earlier than originally planned and is the result of an […] More…

Matthias Müller Joins Volkswagen Group Board of Management

posted by on 27 February 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Wolfsburg, February 27, 2015 – At its meeting today, the Supervisory Board of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft appointed Matthias Müller (61) as a member of the Board of Management with functional responsibility as “Chairman of Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG”. Müller will serve in this Group capacity in addition to his responsibilities as President and CEO […] More…

Volkswagen Passat Claims UK Estate Car of the Year Award

posted by on 27 February 2015 in Volkswagen News

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The new Volkswagen Passat Estate, which went on sale in the UK in January, has been named Estate Car of the Year in the UK Car of the Year Awards 2015. Voted for by a panel of 27 professional motoring journalists the UK Car of the Year Awards recognise the best new cars on the […] More…

VWGoA and MoMA Team Up to Create Groundbreaking Audio Component for Björk Retrospective

posted by on 27 February 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Global museum debut for pioneering augmented audio guide Customized audio experience for each visitor Functionality based on Volkswagen technology Volkswagen Group of America (VWGoA) has partnered with The Museum of Modern Art to create a first-ever augmented audio guide as an integral part of Björk, a retrospective of the Icelandic artist and musician Björk, opening at MoMA […] More…

“Volkswagen FAST” Initiative: Volkswagen Group Redefines Cooperation with Suppliers

posted by on 27 February 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Volkswagen intends to shape the transformation of the automotive industry together with strong partners Garcia Sanz: “The network of the entire automotive value stream will be even more important in the future.” More than 100 CEOs of top suppliers obtain information on innovations and global networking within the Volkswagen Group The Volkswagen Group invited its […] More…

Volkswagen Reports Records in Sales, Revenue and Earnings in Fiscal Year 2014

posted by on 27 February 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Sales revenue up 2.8 percent year-on-year to EUR 202.5 billion; negative exchange rate effects, particularly in the first half of 2014 Operating profit rises by EUR 1 billion to EUR 12.7 billion; positive impact from volume and mix effects as well as optimized product costs Earnings before tax amount to EUR 14.8 billion (EUR 12.4 […] More…